• G7 Summit in Biarritz (24 to 26 August 2019)

    The leaders’ Summit will be held in Biarritz, from 24 to 26 August 2019. It is the highlight of the French “Group of 7” (G7) Presidency, which has put the fight against inequality at the heart of its work.

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  • The Vice-President of Suriname joins 14th of July festivities in Paramaribo

    The Vice-President of Suriname joins 14th of July festivities in Paramaribo
    H.E. Mr. Ashwin Adhin, Vice-President of Suriname, honored H.E. Mr. Ambassador Antoine Joly by his presence at the 14th of July (...)

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  • Announcement international ferry ’La Gabrielle’

    In anticipation of the summer holidays, and to better meet the expectations of travelers, the international ferry «La Gabrielle» will make additional rotations between Saint-Laurent-Du-Maroni and Albina on Saturdays and on Sundays until the end of August.

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    Applications are now open for the 2019 “Liberty, Equality, Fraternity” Human Rights Prize of the French Republic, awarded by the Prime Minister of the French Government.

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  • National holidays Suriname observed by the French embassy

    Planning to visit the embassy?
    Take into account the 2019 national holidays to be observed in Suriname.
    On these days the French embassy will be closed for the public.

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  • French G7 Presidency

    The Group of Seven (G7) comprises France, the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Japan, Italy and Canada.

    France took up its G7 Presidency in 2019 with the key theme of combating inequality. It is organizing several ministerial meetings as well as the G7 Summit which will bring together the Heads of State and Government from the seven countries in Biarritz from 24 to 26 August 2019.

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  • One Planet Summit Nairobi: Africa’s Pledge (14 march 2019)

    One Planet Summit brings policy makers and economic players together around a common ambition – to offer and apply concrete solutions to accelerate the transition towards a low-carbon economy and the adaptation to climate change.

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  • Launch of the Simone Veil Prize of the French Republic – 8 March 2019

    On 8 March 2019, President Macron awarded the first Simone Veil Prize of the French Republic to Aissa Doumara Ngatansou, the Cameroonian co-founder and coordinator of the Association for the Elimination of Violence against Women (ALVF) working in the Far North Region of Cameroon.

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  • Female diplomats in France: from 1930 to tomorrow

    Gender equality has been declared the great cause of President Macron’s term. It is now at the centre of France’s work around the world. The credibility of this commitment depends on setting an example through France’s diplomatic network by working towards gender equality in the workplace.

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  • Photo competition

    Launch photo competition French embassy in Suriname in cooperation with SHATA

    On November 5th 2018, the Ambassador of France in Suriname and in Guyana together with the board of the Suriname Hospitality and Tourism Association (SHATA) launched the “Photo competition French embassy in cooperation with SHATA”.

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